Events

The Adventure People’s Women’s Everest Base Camp Trek

September 16, 2022

October and November 2022. Travel is finally opening up and here’s one for the bucket list! The Women’s Everest Base Camp Trek from the folks at The Adventure People is a female-led, 14 day holiday that takes you to the world’s highest peak. Sitting on the crest of the Great Himalayas, Mount Everest, reigning in […]

National Public Lands Day

September 9, 2022

Coming September 24, 2022. It’s a free day! The fourth Saturday in September is National Public Lands Day, the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer event to help restore and improve public lands around the country. To honor this day, national parks, historical sites, wildlife refuges, and other federal public lands are waiving their entrance fees, making it […]

Bacon and Brews

September 2, 2022

Coming September 3, 2022.Tomorrow is International Bacon Day and what better way to celebrate than to have…bacon, of course! Yep, and the Bacon and Brews 5K run/walk is that way to do it with a little less guilt. Also known as the Bacon5Kegs, the 10th annual event takes place along the shores of Lake Michigan […]

National Summit Day

August 5, 2022

Coming August 6, 2022. Reach the peak! Tomorrow is National Summit Day, a celebration of summits and those who climb them. Started in 2017 by Backpacker Magazine, the first Saturday in August is a day to get those hiking boots on and head outdoors to explore. We don’t see anything about specific events on their […]

International Camel and Ostrich Races

July 29, 2022

Coming September 9-11, 2022. Horse races…dog races…camel races?! Yes, it’s the 63rd annual International Camel and Ostrich Races in Nevada’s Virginia City! In 1859, the Comstock Lode was discovered in this historic town, and a visit here has you stepping back in time exploring the many Victorian buildings built during that 19th-century mining boom. The […]

Key Peninsula Logging Show

July 15, 2022

Coming August 20, 2022. Timber! It’s the 33rd Annual Key Peninsula Logging Show, held at the Port Orchard Airport, about an hour and half’s drive south-west of Seattle, Washington. Created to celebrate the area’s timber industry and pioneering heritage, the event is also one of the main fund raising activities for the local food bank […]

Stranda Fjord Trail Race 2022

July 8, 2022

Coming August 5, 2022. A challenging race with jaw-dropping beauty. The Stranda Fjord Trail Race is an ultra-running race held in Stranda, part of the Sunnmøre region, a small place located on one of the western Norwegian fjords. Choose from 4 distances: 12K, 25K, 48K, or 100K. All are technically difficult with tough ascents and […]

Carnation Run for the Pies and Pints 5K

July 1, 2022

Coming July 4, 2022. Pies and pints, yes, please! it’s the Carnation Run for the Pies and Pints 5K held at Remlinger Farms in Carnation, Washington, a scenic, small city about 30 miles east of Seattle. Remlinger Farms is a 350-acre working farm with amusement rides, entertainment, u-pick berry fields and a new In-House Brewery. The […]

Refuse To Abuse 5K

June 24, 2022

Coming July 9, 2022. A race that includes stepping out on a major league ball park field! The Refuse To Abuse 5K is an important race held in partnership between the Seattle Mariners and the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WSCADV). Funds raised benefit the network of domestic violence programs that the WSCADV developed. Runners and […]

2022 Grateful Dad Run and Walk

June 17, 2022

Coming June 18, 2022. Celebrate Dad this weekend at the 2022 Grateful Dad Run and Walk! Held in Milwaukie, Oregon, just a few miles south of Portland, this fun timed race includes a half marathon, 10K, 5K, and a kid’s race. The routes take you along the flat Trolley Trail, a former streetcar line turned […]

Sunflower Trail Festival

June 10, 2022

Coming June 18, 2022. You can’t help but smile when you see a sunny sunflower! Join the Sunflower Trail Festival for a day filled with smiles. Head to Gilliam, Louisiana for this one-day event that includes delicious food vendors, arts and crafts from local artists, music, and a 20 mile trail with fields of sunflowers […]

World Bicycle Day

June 3, 2022

Coming June 3, 2022. Happy World Bicycle Day! Four years ago, in recognition of the two wheeled wonder, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 3rd to be World Bicycle Day. German Baron Karl von Drais is widely recognized as the inventor of the precursor to the modern bicycle during early 19th century. He patented […]

Spring Showers, Whistler Flowers

May 27, 2022

Now thru July 2022. Don’t fret when the weather is wet! There’s something magical that happens in Whistler Village when those rain drops fall…it’s Spring Showers, Whistler Flowers! The Resort Municipality of Whistler commissioned local graphic designer, Ruth Barrow, to create some art displays highlighting the flowers and alpine meadows surrounding this British Columbia destination. As […]

ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Utö

May 20, 2022

Coming May 21, 2022. One of the most prestigeous endurance races in the world. It’s the ÖTILLÖ Swimrun Utö. This is where it all began back in 2002 as a late night bet between friends on the island of Utö, an island in the southern part of the Stockholm archipelago almost 90 minutes from Stockholm, […]

Belgian Waffle Ride North Carolina

May 13, 2022

Coming June 11, 2022. The most unique cycling event in the country. It’s the Belgian Waffle Ride (BWR) North Carolina, an extremely tough 131.7 mile cycling race through the North Carolina portion of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Pros and amateurs alike train for this “Hell of the North Carolina” with 11K feet of climbing with […]

Mother’s Day Half and 5K

May 6, 2022

Coming May 8, 2022. A fun and active day with your mom! Join the Mother’s Day Half and 5K in beautiful Kirkland, Washington, just north of Seattle on Sunday. Both courses start and end at Juanita Beach Park on the shores of Lake Washington. The Half Marathon will take you on roads and crushed gravel […]

Earth Day 2022

April 22, 2022

Invest In Our Planet. That’s this year’s official theme for Earth Day 2022. In the 52 years since it was first held, Earth Day has grown to be the world’s largest environmental movement, including 1 billion people in more than 193 countries. Coordinated by EarthDay.org, you can go to the link above to find an […]

Paris-Roubaix Femmes

April 15, 2022

Coming April 16, 2022. Who will be crowned Queen of the Cobbles? The Paris-Roubaix Femmes is the women’s edition of the famed Paris-Roubaix, one of cycling oldest races, first held in 1896. This year marks the second time that this one day women’s peloton takes place. Nicknamed l’enfer du Nord, or Hell of the North, […]

Hop Hop Races

April 8, 2022

Coming April 16, 2022. Run for the Peeps! It’s the Hop Hop Races in Camas, Washington, a scenic town just across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon. Choose from a 5K, 10K, 10 Miler, Half Marathon, or a virtual race where you can choose any distance you like. The courses are professionally timed and measured and range […]

Great American Ride

March 18, 2022

Coming March 19, 2022. A virtual team ride from Washington State to Washington, D.C.! The Great American Ride kicks off tomorrow and follows the Great American Rail Trail, the nation’s first cross-country multiuse trail that covers more than 3,700 miles between Washington State and Washington, D.C.. This is a virtual race where teams of 4, 8, […]

St. Patrick’s Festival, Dublin

March 11, 2022

Coming March 16-20, 2022. Get your green on for the return of the St. Patrick’s Festival celebrations in Ireland’s capital city of Dublin. The four days of festivities will center around the theme of “Connections” and will be a celebration of Irish arts, culture and heritage, with live music, theater, comedy, and of course, the […]

Valentine’s Pop-Up Wedding Chapel

February 14, 2022

Happy Valentine’s Day! Celebrate the day by saying ” I do” at the Valentine’s Pop-Up Wedding Chapel at Mt Baker Ski Area. Sign up in advance and head up on the mountain where a licensed marriage officiant and will perform a non-religious 5-minute marriage ceremony, commitment ceremony or vow renewal. After the ceremony, there are 8 […]

Watch the 2022 Winter Olympics

February 7, 2022

Let the games begin! The opening ceremony festivities and events started just a few days ago for the 24th Winter Olympic Games held in Beijing. Though tickets are exclusively available to residents of China’s mainland due to COVID-19 precautions, you can partake in the excitement by checking your local broadcasting schedule. China last hosted the […]

Top Outdoor Events of 2021

December 15, 2021

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes and shares for our 2021 features in the Outdoor Events category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… the Rest + Restore Yoga Retreat at Stillwater Landing, a wellness retreat in Whitefish, […]